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Perineal rectosigmoidectomy for strangled rectal prolapse: A case report

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Strangled rectal prolapse, the rare disease, is a proctological emergency. Its management is controversial. When it is not reducible and signs of ischemia are present, the Altemeierperineal rectosigmoidectomy remains the best treatment. This study aimed to report our experience on the management of strangled rectal prolapse about 1 case in a 45-year-old man, a holder of a rectal prolapse for 2 years. On admission, he had strangled prolapse for 24 hours with edema. After a vain attempt of manual reduction and installation of necrosis after 48 hours, he had an Altemeier rectosigmo?dectomy. The postoperative course was uneventful and the patient was discharged on the 6th postoperative day. The results were very good, after one year follow-up.

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Toure, A. , Diop, C. , Toure, F. , M. Wade, T. and Ngom, G. (2014) Perineal rectosigmoidectomy for strangled rectal prolapse: A case report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 64-66. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2014.31015.

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